Tag Archives: children

Cake Pop Crayons

At my house my kids use crayons like crazy. They are very creative and create many masterpieces. The question is what do you do with all those broken pieces? Here are 2 ideas to use up your broken crayons. Melted … Continue reading

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Punishing potty mouths

In a large family, there is always a feud going on. I generally let the fire burn out on its own. There are a few times when I will intervene, threat of violence, or potty mouth. My little red has … Continue reading

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Is it fun or is it learning?

Our homeschool is very relaxed, borderline unschool. Homeschooling kids with autism disorder is a huge challenge for me. Most curriculum choices tend to work only for a few months or not at all. My husband has paid thousands of dollars … Continue reading

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When good smoothies go bad

This morning I noticed that a bunch of bananas were going bad. Not wanting to throw them out I sliced them into chunks and placed them onto a baking sheet. I put the baking sheet in the freezer. I told … Continue reading

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Free family fun

Are you looking for free family fun for your children? Parenting and being frugal can be a challenge. I have put together a list of fun ideas. Library: Many people don’t realize the library offers free programs for children and … Continue reading

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How I keep from over spending on Christmas.

Well, the holidays are over! For the most part the decorations are down and soon the credit card or checking statements will be placed in your mailbox. If you are like most then you may have spent a tad more … Continue reading

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Easy and one of a kind Christmas ornament

Many years ago I was in a rush to find a Christmas gift for my mother. Money was tighter then normal that particular year. I looked around the house and came up empty handed. Then it came to me, make … Continue reading

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